Volunteers needed for IT Symposium!

Friday (10/25) is the IT Symposium, our club’s annual fundraiser and we’re needing volunteers to help move things along smoothly.

The IT Symposium runs from 8am to 3pm, and there are several jobs that we need assistance with.
If you’re available this Friday and/or would like to get some volunteer hours please fill out this sign up form.
Any assistance is greatly appreciated.

If you have further questions please contact Shayne Kelly at srk85@txstate.edu

What’s coming up this month?

First and foremost, thank you everyone that attended our October chapter meeting last Tuesday, and a big thank you to Accenture for being our keynote speakers. The meeting was a great success!

Looking forward to the next few weeks we have some cool stuff coming up.

  • DELL: “Changing the Face of Tech”, Wednesday, Oct. 9th, 5:00pm-8:00pm at LBJ 3-14.1 (RSVP thru your account on Handshake)
  • AITP tech workshop “Hacktoberfest” Thursday, Oct. 17th, 5:00pm at McCoy 336
  • AITP social to follow the Oct. 17th tech workshop at the Lyndon Apartments (200 Springtown Way, San Marcos) communal area. Come for billiards, table tennis, & merriment.
  • Bobcat Day Saturday, Oct. 19th 9:00am-12:00pm for more information on this event click here.

Apply for Disney College Program – 4 to 7 month internship opportunity!
Click this link for more information & to apply: Disney internship application.

October 25th is the annual AITP IT Symposium!
Officers and volunteers will be working hard this month to ensure the success of the event. If you would like to volunteer please contact our Executive Vice President: Lexie Gallegos (lig24@txstate.edu)

AITP Workshop: GitHub & Upcoming events.

Today we had our first monthly tech workshop of the semester. Headed by our club president En Emerson, the workshop focused on version control using github.

We thank all of you who made it out to the workshop, and hope it was interesting and insightful.

Moving forward we have the All Majors Career Fair today (9/18) and tomorrow (9/19) from Noon-4pm at the LBJ ballroom. Have resumes in hand and chat it up with prospective employers.

This Thursday AITP is hosting another social event at The Spot. Starting around 6-7pm we’ll have food, drink and bowling. (I could be convinced to bring video games as well.)
So come hang out for a bit with us, won’t you?

Looking further out, Tues. 9/24 is the STEM Career Fair also at LBJ ballroom from noon-4pm, more opportunities to land jobs and internships!

Career Fairs & Tech workshop

Geek Week was a big success, and with that behind us we have Career Fairs & more to look forward to!

CISQM Student Information Session, Thurs. 9/12 5-6:30pm at the McCoy 4th floor atrium. Current & alumni students will discuss the many club organizations & challenges of job hunting.

AITP will have our first tech workshop Tues. 9/17 5-6:00pm at McCoy 336. Our guest USAA will lead the workshop about version control using Github.

Brush up your resumes in preparation for the:
All Majors Career Fair 12-4:00pm at the LBJ Ballroom on Wed 9/18 & Thurs 9/19.
and STEM Career Fair the following week, Tues 9/24. 12-4:00pm at the LBJ Ballroom.

Fall 2019 Geek Week, a great start to the new semester!

Hope you all had a great summer, fun, productive, or otherwise. My name is Chris, I am the new VP of IT, and I’ll be handling AITP blog posts this Fall semester.

We have a lot coming up right away with Geek Week 2019.
Our first chapter meeting starts it off. Tuesday, September 3rd 5:00pm – 6:00pm at LBJ LBJ 3-5.1
We are happy to announce that our first keynote speakers will be from Google!
We don’t quite know what Google will be speaking about, but if its anything like their presentation last Spring its sure to be insightful, and fun.

 

Following that Wednesday, September 4th 5:00pm – 6:00pm at LBJ 3-10.1 we have Bruce Howard discussing “Building effective resumes”.
For anyone who has not had the honor of meeting Bruce yet, he’s a wealth of knowledge and expertise in business and leadership. He serves as Career Advisor and Internship Coordinator for Texas State University.
His presentations are tremendously informative.

 

Finally Thursday, September 5th 5:00pm – 6:00pmat LBJ 3-5.1 AITP will be having a club gathering to meeting fellow members. Our officers will share tips & tricks to surviving at the McCoy college, talk about club involvement & volunteer opportunities and preparations for National competitions in Spring 2020.
With a social event to follow, 6:30pm – ??? at the SPOT for mirth and merriment it’ll be a great way to kick off a new semester.

Save the Dates!

Rush AITP!

  • Geek Week will be kicked off with our first chapter meeting of the Fall 2019 semester, we are expecting keynote speakers from Google!
    • 9/3 Geek Week Day 1: September chapter meeting – Google
    • 9/4 Geek Week Day 2: Soft skills and resume tips with Bruce Howard
    • 9/5 Geek Week Day 3: Preparing for and getting involved with AITP!

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IT Symposium

Texas State will be hosting our 13th annual IT Symposium in October!

Dates are highly tentative at the moment, but October 25th is what we are currently shooting for. Follow our News Blog for updates on events and scheduling.

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Signing Off!

Congratulations to graduating seniors and good luck to everyone in your endeavors over this coming summer.

We look forward to seeing the rest of you next semester!

  • Officer applications for the fall semester have closed, congratulations to those that received an officer position for Fall 2019! New officers will be announced at the first chapter meeting next fall.
  • Graduating seniors, who have paid dues, will receive AITP cords. Contact our current VP of Membership, Luke (l_l158@txstate.edu), about receiving your cords before the ceremony.

Officer Positions for Fall 2019 are Open for Application!!

Do you want to be an officer?

Click here to check out the benefits of being an officer, or click here to read the responsibilities of an AITP officer and download the application form to apply right away! It doesn’t cost any extra to become an officer and employers love seeing students with leadership experience on their resume!

Applications for officer positions for the fall of 2019 have closed, sorry!